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vol·un·tary sec·tor

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  1. Voluntary sector

    The voluntary sector or community sector is the sphere of social activity undertaken by organizations that are not for profit and non-governmental. This sector is also called the third sector, in reference to the public sector and the private sector. Civic sector is another term for the sector, emphasizing the sector's relationship to civil society.

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  1. voluntary sector

    The part of the economy that consists of a wide range of agencies, charities, charitable organizations, charitable trust, charitable foundation, community groups, social enterprise and non-profit organizations that provide a variety of activities, awareness, campaigning, enterprise, funding, funding management, fundraising, help, helpline, information, placement, programs, projects, volunteer opportunities, fundraising, research, services, support and various other services to meet the need of members of the public on a local, regional or nation basis or within a geographical area within their country or on an international scale, working in partnership with other organizations in other economic sectors where appropriate and relevant.

    The voluntary sector is a vital part of a local, regional, national part of a country or on an international level to meet a need that perhaps is not already funded or services currently being delivered to members of the public.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on July 5, 2016


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of voluntary sector in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of voluntary sector in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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